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SC seeks report from IWC in petition against River Indus water theft

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Saturday issued a notice to the Indus Water Commission (IWC) over a petition against water theft from River Indus, ARY News reported. A two-member apex court bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the petition in Islamabad. During the hearing, the petitioner, in his plea, contended before the court that India was stealing water from River Indus and the route of Marala Link Canal should be changed. After hearing the arguments, the CJP issued a notice to…

Indian delegation arrives in Lahore to attend PIC meeting

LAHORE: An Indian delegation has arrived in Lahore to take part in the meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) to discuss water dispute between the two neighbouring countries. The delegation comprises 10 members including India's Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena, MEA officials and technical experts. Pakistan has raised objections to building of the Kishanganga (330 megawatts) and Ratle (850 megawatts) hydroelectric plants by India saying that it violates the provisions of the treaty. Press Trust of India,…